Kevin Lindsey Thomas, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Dept of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-2688
Email address kevin.thomas@duke.edu
In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 2004 - 2007
  • Chief Resident in Medicine (DUMC), Medicine, Duke University, 2003 - 2004
  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 2002 - 2003
  • Resident in Medicine, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2002
  • M.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1999

Publications

Bicong, Li, John Carson Allen, Kelly Arps, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Tristram D. Bahnson, James P. Daubert, Camille Frazier-Mills, et al. “Leadless pacemaker implantation after lead extraction for cardiac implanted electronic device infection.” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 33, no. 3 (March 2022): 464–70. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.15363.

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Tamirisa, Kamala P., Sana M. Al-Khatib, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Janet K. Han, Andrea Natale, Dhiraj Gupta, Andrea M. Russo, Amin Al-Ahmad, Anne M. Gillis, and Kevin L. Thomas. “Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation.” Cjc Open 3, no. 12 Suppl (December 2021): S137–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjco.2021.09.004.

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Starks, Monique Anderson, Larry R. Jackson, Anne Hellkamp, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Daniel B. Mark, Kevin L. Thomas, Graham Nichol, et al. “Outcomes for patients with anterior myocardial infarction and prior cardiac arrest in the home automated external defibrillator trial (HAT).” Resuscitation 168 (November 2021): 75–83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.08.047.

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Thomas, Kevin L., Laxmi S. Mehta, Anne K. Rzeszut, Sandra J. Lewis, Claire S. Duvernoy, Pamela S. Douglas, and Pamela S. ACC Diversity & Inclusion Task Force and ACC Women in Cardiology Section. “Perspectives of Racially and Ethnically Diverse U.S. Cardiologists: Insights From the ACC Professional Life Survey.” J Am Coll Cardiol 78, no. 17 (October 26, 2021): 1746–50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.09.002.

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Arps, Kelly, Jonathan P. Piccini, Rebecca Yapejian, Rhonda Leguire, Brenda Smith, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Tristram D. Bahnson, et al. “Optimizing mechanically sensed atrial tracking in patients with atrioventricular-synchronous leadless pacemakers: A single-center experience.” Heart Rhythm O2 2, no. 5 (October 2021): 455–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hroo.2021.08.003.

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Moeller, Sidsel, Carolina M. Hansen, Kristian Kragholm, Matt E. Dupre, Comilla Sasson, David A. Pearson, Clark Tyson, et al. “Race Differences in Interventions and Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in North Carolina, 2010 to 2014.” J Am Heart Assoc 10, no. 17 (September 7, 2021): e019082. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.019082.

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Jawitz, Oliver K., Jennifer S. Lawton, Dylan Thibault, Sean O’Brien, Robert S. D. Higgins, Stefano Schena, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Kevin L. Thomas, and Brittany A. Zwischenberger. “Sex Differences in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Techniques: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis.” Ann Thorac Surg, July 16, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.06.039.

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Thomas, Kevin L., Hussein R. Al-Khalidi, Adam P. Silverstein, Kristi H. Monahan, Tristram D. Bahnson, Jeanne E. Poole, Daniel B. Mark, Douglas L. Packer, and Douglas L. CABANA Investigators. “Ablation Versus Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation in Racial and Ethnic Minorities.” J Am Coll Cardiol 78, no. 2 (July 13, 2021): 126–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.04.092.

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Jackson, Larry R., Kevin P. Jackson, and Kevin L. Thomas. “Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion: A review of current devices, clinical evidence, patient selection, and post procedural antithrombotic management.” Prog Cardiovasc Dis 66 (May 2021): 92–100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2021.06.006.

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Yankey, George S., Larry R. Jackson, Colin Marts, Karen Chiswell, Angie Wu, Francis Ugowe, Jimica Wilson, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Zainab Samad, and Kevin L. Thomas. “African American-Caucasian American differences in aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis.” Am Heart J 234 (April 2021): 111–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2021.01.005.

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